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Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Boeing And SpaceX Win $6.8 Billion In NASA Contracts

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

By 2017, the two American companies are expected to take over a job that NASA has relied upon Russia to perform: shuttling astronauts to the International Space Station.

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Obama Gives New Details On America's Effort To Fight Ebola

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The president announced a "major increase" in the U.S. response to the outbreak, including a new military command center in Liberia, and sending medical professionals from the U.S. to field hospitals.

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Belgium Agrees To Euthanize Man Convicted Of Murder, Rape

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Frank Van Den Bleeken says he wants to die because he hasn't seen any change in himself. A court agreed — and now his case is raising prickly questions in a country that has no death penalty.

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Odile Leaves Wreckage In Mexico And Threatens Flooding In U.S.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Hurricane Odile is now a tropical storm, but it has heavy rainfall and power outages to the Baja Peninsula and surrounding areas. It could also bring new flooding to Tucson and nearby areas.

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Marriott's New Envelope For Room Tips Stirs Debate

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

An initiative launched with Maria Shriver's input is raising questions over how the hotel company pays its staff — and whether guests should be expected to tip.

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Minnesota Vikings Reinstate Peterson, Who Says He's Not A Child Abuser

Monday, September 15, 2014

Days after he was arrested and benched over charges that he abused his 4-year-old son by punishing him with a wooden switch, NFL star running back Adrian Peterson has been reinstated.

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Cameron And The Queen Speak Out On Scotland's Independence Vote

Monday, September 15, 2014

Prime Minister David Cameron told Scots not to vote out of frustration, saying, "If you don't like me, I won't be here forever."

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'Nude' Or Not, Women's Cycling Team Uniform Makes Waves

Monday, September 15, 2014

Some observers called the outfits — which in photos seem to feature a swatch of flesh-tone-colored fabric in their lower region — "rude," "wrong" and a "disaster."

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Pistorius Could Still Compete For South Africa In Olympics

Monday, September 15, 2014

Despite a conviction for culpable homicide and the looming possibility of a jail term, Oscar Pistorius would be free to compete, says the head of South Africa's Olympic committee.

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U.S. Says Allies In Middle East And Elsewhere Want To Help Fight ISIS

Sunday, September 14, 2014

On a weekend that saw extremist group the Islamic State release a video showing the murder of a Western hostage, support for a coalition to fight the group is building.

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Hannah Storm, A Pro, Fan And Mother, Gives NFL An Earful

Sunday, September 14, 2014

A football fan who's also the mother of three daughters, ESPN's Hannah Storm asked some tough questions Sunday that show how hard the week has been for families who follow the NFL.

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Heineken Owners Reportedly Rebuff SABMiller's Purchase Offer

Sunday, September 14, 2014

In a move seen as a way to fight off Anheuser-Busch InBev, brewer SABMiller reportedly offered to buy Heineken. The family that controls Heineken rejected the idea, Bloomberg News says.

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Greg Norman Says He's Lucky Not To Have Cut His Hand Off

Sunday, September 14, 2014

After a chainsaw accident, Australian golfer Greg Norman posted photos this weekend showing him recovering from the ordeal. Norman had been cutting branches off a tree at his Florida home.

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Bob Marley's 'Legend' Album Finally Cracks Billboard Top 10

Sunday, September 14, 2014

While the 30-year-old album has sold millions of copies over the years, it only reached No. 54 when it was released. The new spike comes courtesy of a steep price cut.

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Shelling In Donetsk Rocks Cease-Fire In Ukraine

Sunday, September 14, 2014

The cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is being tested, with intense fighting reported near the airport in Donetsk Saturday and Sunday. An NPR team in that city was forced to flee the shelling.

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ISIS 'Are Not Muslims, They Are Monsters,' Cameron Says

Sunday, September 14, 2014

This weekend, David Haines' family publicly asked his captors to contact them. Instead, the group released its third video showing a Western hostage being killed.

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North Korea Sentences American To Six Years Of Hard Labor

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Matthew Miller, of Bakersfield, Calif., had entered North Korea on a tourist visa. The country says he sought to be thrown in jail to investigate human rights issues.

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San Diego School District's New 18-Ton Armored Vehicle Creates Stir

Saturday, September 13, 2014

The mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle, or MRAP, will have teddy bears in it, school police officials say. The MRAP is a piece of military surplus equipment that's worth around $733,000.

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A Talent That Bridged Genres: Jazz Pianist Joe Sample Dies

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Heard on songs by musicians from Miles Davis to Tupac Shakur, Joe Sample's music incorporated elements of soul and funk into jazz.

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Phoenix Mercury Wins WNBA Title In A Sweep Of Chicago

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Thanks to Candice Dupree and Diana Taurasi, the Phoenix Mercury overcame the absence of star center Brittney Griner, who averaged nearly 4 blocks per game this season.

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